The New Censorship

The New Censorship

In 1984, George Orwell wrote: “The two aims of the Party are to conquer the whole surface of the earth and to extinguish once and for all the possibility of independent thought. When people ‘disappear’ no one is allowed to mention it, no one is mourned, no one person...
The New Censorship

Where Have All the Feminists Gone?

I came into my feminist destiny in 1967, both as an academic and as an activist. Our original feminist vision was radical and transformative. We believed in universal human rights. We envisioned multicultural diversity but we were not multicultural relativists. We...
The New Censorship

Has the Wandering Jew Arrived?

At a recent Erev Shabbat table sat a gentleman from times gone by. He was soft-spoken, courtly, and wore his pants hoisted high and held up by suspenders; clearly, a European who had personally endured horrors in the last century. Indeed, he had personally survived...
The New Censorship

Obama: Father and Son

Psychologically speaking, what Obama has just done at the UN is a clear cut example of how scapegoating works. Our lame duck President is furious and feels impotent because he has so totally failed his party in the recent elections. The Democrats may have lost a...